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Complete and submit the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for 2017-18 financial aid.  We strongly recommend completing the FAFSA early (available beginning October 1, 2016).

  • File by January 15 at to meet the February 1 Priority Deadline.
  • Use tax year 2015 income information.
  • Electronically sign the FAFSA using FSA ID.

Please Note: The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will be unavailable for the 2017-18 FAFSA. For verification purposes a Federal IRS Tax Return Transcript must be submitted if you or your parent(s) did not use the Data Retrieval Tool prior to March 1, 2017. For more information, please see How to Request a Tax Return Transcript, 2017-18.

NEW FOR 2017-2018:

What is Verification? 

  • Verification is the federal process of verifying or confirming the information provided on the FAFSA is accurate. Roughly 30% of all FAFSAs filed are selected for Verification.
  • Marquette will notify you if your FAFSA has been selected for verification and of the documentation to submit to us.
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Guidelines for the Verification Process
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What to do about IRA and/or Pension Rollovers
How to Request a Tax Return Transcript
How to Request IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter



The Office of Student Financial Aid provides undergraduate and graduate students with resources about types of financial aid and student employment.

FAFSA School Code: 003863

Questions or for more information, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid